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Savannah Marshall hits back at Claressa Shields after 'mind games' accusation: 'She knew all about my injury'

Savannah Marshall has rubbished Claressa Shields' claim that she is exaggerating her injury ahead of their undisputed middleweight showdown later this year. WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight champion Shields has questioned the seriousness of the arm surgery undergone by WBO belt holder Marshall, saying it is "mind games" to buy "extra time".
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Claressa Shields, Savannah Marshall Middleweight Title Bout Remains In Limbo

Unified middleweight champion Claressa Shields may not share the ring with WBO Middleweight Champion Savannah Marshall this summer. In March, Shields defeated Marie Eve Dicaire by unanimous decision and captured three of the four pieces of the women’s middleweight title. One month later, Marshall defended the WBO Middleweight Championship against Femke Hermans. Not long thereafter, Marshall told Boxing Social that she would need surgery for an undisclosed injury. As a result, she would not be able to return to the ring this summer.
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Savannah Marshall vs Claressa Shields delayed by ‘four-five weeks’ as Briton has ‘small operation’

Savannah Marshall’s fight against Claressa Shields has been delayed by ‘four or five weeks’, according to the Briton’s promoter Ben Shalom.Marshall and Shields were expected to meet in July in a huge clash for women’s boxing and the sport as a whole, but the Hartlepool fighter recently had a “small operation” that has necessitated the postponement of the bout.Marshall, 30, holds the WBO women’s middleweight title, while American Shields, 27, is undisputed light-welterweight champion and has held belts in numerous divisions. Both fighters have unbeaten records at 12-0.Marshall is the only woman to have ever beaten Shields in boxing, having...
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Claressa Shields in limbo after Savannah Marshall surgery

The two-sport plan for WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight champion Claressa Shields over the next 18 months is starting to take shape, but it's no longer clear whether it will include an undisputed middleweight title fight against WBO champion Savannah Marshall. Shields told ESPN on Tuesday that a possible fight...
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Savannah Marshall's 'small operation' delays Claressa Shields fight by 'four or five weeks', says promoter Ben Shalom

Savannah Marshall had a 'small operation' which has only delayed her planned fight with Claressa Shields by 'four or five weeks', says promoter Ben Shalom. Reigning WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight champion Shields inflamed the already burning rivalry between the pair with social media posts in which she took aim at the WBO title-holder over the delay.
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Claressa Shields vs Savannah Marshall: 'Biggest female fight out there'

Claressa Shields is the real deal but Savannah Marshall would still beat her in the "biggest female fight out there", according to Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall. The rivalry between Shields and Marshall is intense and negotiations have nearly concluded for their undisputed world middleweight title fight. Price and Artingstall,...
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Claressa Shields: I Don't Want Any Excuses When I Beat Savannah Marshall

WBC, IBF, WBA middleweight champion Claressa Shields is not interested in hearing any excuses in the aftermath of her planned unification with career rival Savannah Marshall, who holds the WBO strap. This past Saturday night, Shields crushed Femke Hermans in the third round in Newcastle, with a dramatic one-punch KO...
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